10 Temmuz 2020, Cuma
Ana Sayfa EN Data Journalism Turkey's population is announced as 82.003.882

Turkey’s population is announced as 82.003.882

Total population of Turkey has increased by 1 million 193.357 as of the end of 2018 with 41 million 139.980 men and 40 million 863.902 women making a total of 82 million 3.882.

Turkey’s annual population growth has been recorded as 1.47%  in 2018 increasing from 1.24% in 2017. Men make up 50.2% of the whole population while women make up 49.8%. A total of 92.3% are recorded as residing in city centers across Turkey.

While the urban population had been recorded as 92.5% in 2017, this number has decreased to 92.3% while 7.7% are recorded as rural population.


Turkey’s most populous city has been marked as Istanbul with 18.4% of whole population, which makes a total of 15 million 67.724 with an increase of 0.3% since 2017. Second most populated city is Ankara with 5 million 503.985, followed by Izmir with 4 million 320.519, Bursa with 2 million 994.521, Antalya with 2 million 426.356. The least populated city in Turkey has been announced as Bayburt with only 82.274 people.


Average age in Turkey has increased to 32 from 31.7 in 2017. For men average age has been recorded as 31.4 while for women this has been marked as 32.7. Sinop is the city with highest median age with 40.3 followed by Balıkesir with 39.9, Giresun with 39.6 while youngest median age is in Şanlıurfa with 19.8, followed by Şırnak with 20.7, Ağrı with 21.4.

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